Sunderland in Bennington County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Allen families lived here
Ira Allen lived on this site by the Batten Kill and as Treasurer and Surveyor-General his "Office" helped shape the destiny of the Republic of Vermont. Here Ethan's family lived; here he dictated his freethinking "Oracles of Reason" in 1782. To his bride, his second wife, he presented the first copy.
Erected 1958 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
Location. 43° 6.908′ N, 73° 7.382′ W. Marker is in Sunderland, Vermont, in Bennington County. Marker is on Alternate Vermont Route 7 0.1 miles south of Hill Farm Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Ira Allen House B&B. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6311 Vermont Route 7A, Arlington VT 05250, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincolnís "Hildene" (approx. 2.9 miles away); Dorothy Canfield Fisher (approx. 3.2 miles away); Chittenden Home (approx. 3.3 miles away); State Seal Pine Tree (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Revolutionary War (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Southern Vermont Arts Center (approx. 5 miles away); Norman Rockwell (approx. 5 miles away); First Marble Quarry (approx. 8.6 miles away).
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